140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Jan. 3-9)

Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing...

  • 140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (Jan. 3-9)
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    Dissecting the foibles of the hip hop community as expressed in under 140 characters on Twitter. Not just used as a device to flood people's timelines with your new track, album, video, or clothing line, sometimes rappers truly channel the unfiltered interaction with fans. This week features Tyler, The Creator, Danny Brown, Chief Keef and more!
  • Red Air Jordan 11 Low Fierce
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    Lady sneaker artist Fetti D'Biaski, aka the Sneaker Fairy, designed the all red Air Jordan 11 Low "Fierce." The custom Jordan 11 low features a totally red construction from outsole to upper. The only signs contrast from the fierce creation is the black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot.  What's the word; Cop or Not?
  • Industry Executive Steve Lobel Talks "Battle For Beats" Event With DJ Mustard
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    Steve Lobel may not be a name your familiar with, but you're definitely familiar with the rappers he's helped over the past twenty years or more. While there are some industry execs the public has come to know by name, often times those doing the grunt work to promote their rappers aren't in the public spotlight. Queens, New York native Lobel is a well-respected artist manager who wears many hats...
  • Gameday Recap Slim Reaper vs. King James
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    LeBron James and Kevin Durant went head to head last night on the court, and both busted out new colorways of their signature sneakers. LeBron stuck with the Nike LeBron 11 for one full quarter! The red and black pair featured a white outsole and was hypnotizing, until he reverted back to the all-red Nike LeBron Zoom Soldier 7. His counter part, Kevin Durant, laced up a black, metallic silver,...
  • Tiffany x Yeezy Customs Surface
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    Big time sneaker customizer Mache combined two of the most recently talked about releases and combined them on a private order. The Nike Air Yeezy II got the Tiffany makeover, with a teal and black build that you'll either love or hate. How do you guys feel about it? Cop or Not? 
  • Underrated Audio: February 15- February 21
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    As we do every week, we aim to bring you several overlooked and underrated records from the last seven days with Underrated Audio. It's a collection of records that received a limited number of views, and our desire is to up that number by giving the tracks a second look over the weekend. While you may only have ScHoolboy Q's Oxymoron on your mind at this point, don't be shy to take a break from...
  • Dope "Fresh Prince" Sneakers
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    As many people know the Air Jordan 5 "Bel-Air is releasing this Saturday, October 5th. But what a lot of people don't know is that it is releasing along with a whole 80's themed Jordan pack. The entire pack has the same bright colorway throughout with neon green, pink, and blue on most of the sneakers. The Jordan XX8 SE from the pack uses these vibrant colors in a camouflage like pattern that...
  • DJ Clark Kent's 112 Nike SB Dunk Low
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    The DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB Dunk Low "112" is scheduled to release on November 26th with a $98 price tag. The SB takes on the 112 theme head-on with it's classic silver, neon, and elephant print design. Neon laces, outsole and branding are electrifying sitting alongside the 3M silver upper. The timeless elephant print handles the ankle collar and wraps around the entire heel, while a black...
  • LL Cool J On Kobe Trash Talking Him & Anthony Mason Protecting Him
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    Active in the industry for nearly 30 years, LL Cool James, has been around the entertainment industry long enough that he has some interesting tales.  In a recent sit down with SLAM, the New York native talks about his ties to the NBA community.  Apparently, he was close with Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley and Anthony Mason - members of the tough-as-nails Knicks teams of the early 90s.   LL...
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 25- Dec. 1
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    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. This edition features J. Cole, Gucci Mane, Mac Miller and more! Take a look at the list in the gallery above, and feel free to let us know your own favorite tracks...
  • Wale Tells Us How To Reject Women Like Mutombo
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    Dikembe Mutombo has been a mainstay reference for rappers since the 90s.  Usually rappers are talking about how big they are, on the block, or how their money is "long like Mutombo."   The NBA legend has seen a post-playing career resurgence of late as his trademark blocking prowess followed by his signature finger waving were used in a viral GEIKO commercial.  Rick Ross dropped off a "No...
  • Stalking SXSW: Instagram Photo Recap (Part 3)
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    We've been keeping you up to date with all the latest hip-hop news and music, so how could we not give you a view of SXSW from the eyes of the fans who were able to attend? We've combed through a lot of photos and video that fans have posted with the #SXSW hashtag, to bring you some of the best flicks documenting the festival. Check out how Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose's matching outfits. Watch...
  • 28 Grams: Hip-Hop Instagram Recap (April 11)
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    Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and instantly burst into uncontrollable laughter? Raised your eyebrow? Scratched your head? Instantly smiled? Thought, "Damn. That's dope."?  Stared at your phone? Did an instant repost? HNHH is sure you've answered yes to at least one of those questions.  Because so many people are out in the streets flexin' and doing it for the gram, hip hop...
  • On The Come-Up: Roc Marciano
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    "As the dove flew out the glove of the magician, it was just as I predicted - reality is prescripted". -Flash Gordon For those of you still unfamiliar, meet Roc Marciano, government name Rakeem Calief Myer, one of New York's most promising underground producers and wordsmiths. Roc grew up on Terrace Avenue in Hempstead, Long Island in the midst of the...
  • Top Beefs In Hip Hop: Part 2 Video And Official Poll
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    Music is a form of entertainment and along with the rap game, comes Beef. Whether online or in-person, HNHH looked at some of the biggest beefs in recent years in the 2st part of our Beefs article. Vote in our very first Beef survey to let us know who you think should top the beef poll. (function(doc) { var sc = doc.createElement('script'); sc.setAttribute('src', ('https:' ==...
  • Lyrics Of The Week: April 5th-11th
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    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of open rap letters from Jay-Z). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. Keep in mind, these are the most noteworthy lyrics of the week, not necessarily the best. Also, it's hard to get...
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